Definitions for macrosporangium
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a plant structure that produces megaspores
A sporangium or conceptacle containing only large spores; opposed to microsporangium. Both are found in the genera Selaginella, Isoetes, and Marsilea, all of which are ferns or remotely allied to ferns.
a sporangium or conceptacle containing only large spores; -- opposed to microsporangium. Both are found in the genera Selaginella, Isoctes, and Marsilia, plants remotely allied to ferns
Origin: [NL. See Macro-, and Sporangium.]
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